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Subaru WRX STI S209 brings wider body, 341 hp, gold wheels to Detroit

Most powerful STI model ever is inspired by Nurburgring class-winner

Most powerful STI model ever is inspired by Nurburgring class-winner.

13 cars you can legally import in 2019

Original WRX STI, Evo II, Celica GT-Four and more

You can legally import these 13 cars in 2019

Report
Subaru files for S209 trademark in the U.S.

Could portend a special edition last hurrah before new Impreza in 2020

Could portend a special edition last hurrah before new Impreza in 2020.

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Subaru WRX STI Diamond Edition is the most powerful ever offered

And it's only for 30 lucky South Africans

And it's only for 30 lucky South Africans.

Auctions
Another 'Baby Driver' Subaru WRX goes up for auction

The first sold for $69,100 last year

The first sold for $69,100 last year.

Quick Spin
2018 Subaru WRX STI Type RA Drivers' Notes Review | Fun for the few

The RA is limited to just 500 units in the US.

The RA is limited to just 500 units in the U.S.

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Subaru WRX STI Type RA-R has more power, less weight

Japan keeps the best Type RA for itself

Japan keeps the best Type RA for itself.

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2019 Subaru WRX and WRX STI Series.Gray revealed, look a bit blue

750 will be WRX, 250 will be WRX STI

750 will be WRX, 250 will be WRX STI.

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2019 Subaru WRX starts at $28,080, STI finally gets a bump in power

There is a new limited-edition model, too

The Subaru WRX and STI were refreshed for 2018 with updated styling and some new options. America also got the limited-edition WRX STI Type RA, a tribute to the car that made a Nürburgring lap record attempt. Not much has changed for 2019, though we get a new special edition and a new and much needed infotainment system. Also, the STI finally gets a boost in power! The tried and true EJ now cranks out 310 horses. Rejoice?

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Subaru WRX STI might finally get power bump for 2019

It's hovered around 300 horsepower for more than a decade

Since it arrived in the US, the Subaru WRX STI has hovered around 300 horsepower. That was world-class in the early 2000s, but the 2018 model's 2.5-liter turbocharged boxer-four 305 horsepower output is no longer something to write home about. This week, The Truth About Cars reported that the hottest Impreza might get another slight bump. A NHTSA document lists the 2019 model at all of 310 horsepower, the same output as the limited-run WRX STI Type RA.

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Subaru's STI motorsport arm celebrates 30 years of going fast

Subaru Tecnica International was founded 3 WRC championships ago

The letters W, R and X are often featured on the trunklid of a fast, blue Subaru, but the other important letters for a Subaru are STI – standing for Subaru Tecnica International. The STI motorsport brand brings to mind '90s World Rally Championship victories and Impreza legends such as the wide-bodied 1998 22B, but the division is actually a bit older: STI is celebrating its 30th anniversary this week.

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Subaru executive casts doubt on manual transmission future

Subaru may stick with CVTs for easy safety feature implementation

Don't panic, though. Yet.

First Drive
2018 Subaru WRX STI Type RA First Drive Review | A taste of Japan

Lighter, with a smidge more power – but exclusivity and specialness in spades.

It's undeniably expensive, but the hardcore Subaru nuts will totally get it (if they can afford it).

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Teased
Subaru STI version of Viziv Performance Concept will debut at Tokyo Show

Possible future WRX becomes possible future WRX STI.

STI gives you wings.

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Subaru plans commemorative 50th-anniversary editions of each vehicle in 2018

Common body color, high-end trim and special badge, plus a slideshow of 50 years of Subarus.

Common body color, high-end trim and special badge, plus a slideshow of 50 years of Subarus.

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The art of WRX-ing in the rain

A wet Nurburgring is a challenge for both our scribe and Subaru's pro driver.

Take the world's toughest race track. Then add water.

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Subaru reveals the US-bound WRX STI Type RA and BRZ tS

No, the BRZ doesn't get a turbo.

The STI now has a whole 310 horsepower!

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